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 Post subject: My Curtis Single Speed
PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:06 pm 
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Hello all,I have recently replaced my old frame with a new Bespoke Curtis one along with a few other components and thought I would share it with you.

I use the bike mainly to keep fit around the surrounding towns and cycles tracks in my area and as a general excuse not to drive when the weathers nice.All the components have been transferred from my old Sanderson Soloist frame to the Curtis frame built my Gary Woodhouse and final brazing by Brian Curtis at Curtis bikes.
The frame is a combination of Reynolds 853 Maintubes and Reynolds 725 stays.

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Total weight for the build is 7.760KG


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 5:46 pm 
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The frame is really great!

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 9:17 pm 
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I like alot.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 10:03 pm 
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Thankyou both very much.

I'm very pleased with the frame and would definitely recommend Curtis Bikes to anyone looking for a Custom built Steel Frame.

They're even producing 29er Hardtails too which look absolutely beautiful.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 5:15 am 
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Looks nice. I'd say put some knobbly tires on it a thrash it on single track.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 9:48 am 
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2002maniac wrote:
Looks nice. I'd say put some knobbly tires on it a thrash it on single track.


Haha,at some point it will aquire some bigger tires and a front brake for some off road fun.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 10:16 am 
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not my cup of tea but i must admit what a great simple looking bike - love the look of the frame . enjoy :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:29 pm 
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beeds wrote:
not my cup of tea but i must admit what a great simple looking bike - love the look of the frame . enjoy :thumbup:


I appreciate it's not to everyones taste,but thankyou for the kind words.

Simple was definitely what i was after.


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